by Dean Baker Truthout (October 03 2011) Bill Clinton presided over a period of growth, but his legacy of eased financial restrictions also opened the door for the fiscal crisis. The New York Times reported last week that former President Bill Clinton is working on a new book on economic policy to be released in [...]
Entries Tagged as 'economics'
October 18th, 2011 · No Comments
October 15th, 2010 · No Comments
Why Germany Has It So Good – and Why America Is Going Down the Drain Germans have six weeks of federally mandated vacation, free university tuition, and nursing care. Why the US pales in comparison. October 14, 2010 | While the bad news of the Euro crisis makes headlines in the US, we hear next [...]
September 1st, 2010 · Comments Off
Death By Globalism: Economists haven’t a Clue by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Have economists made themselves irrelevant?
April 26th, 2010 · No Comments
http://www.alternet.org/story/146611/ Taibbi: The Lunatics Who Made a Religion Out of Greed and Wrecked the Economy By Matt Taibbi, The Guardian Posted on April 26, 2010, Printed on April 26, 2010
April 21st, 2010 · No Comments
http://www.wilsonquarterly.com/article.cfm?AID=1613 The Enterprise of Nations by David S. Landes Critics have tried to explain away the West’s centuries- long economic domination of the globe; they would do better to study its lessons. Western entrepreneurship and technological progress go back centuries and have changed the world for the better. That, at least, is one assessment of [...]
April 17th, 2010 · No Comments
The Non-Existent Hand Joseph Stiglitz Keynes: The Return of the Master by Robert Skidelsky Allen Lane, 213 pp, £20.00, September 2009, ISBN 978 1 84614 258 1 It has become a commonplace to say, in the aftermath of the Great Recession, that ‘we are all Keynesians now.’ If this is so, then Keynes’s great biographer, [...]
March 31st, 2010 · No Comments
http://www.solidarity-us.org/current/node/2036 Is Anti-Capitalism Enough? The New Crisis & the Left — Howard Brick The New Spirit of Capitalism by Luc Boltanski and Eve Chiapello translated by Gregory Elliott Verso Books 2006, paperback edition 2007, 656 pages, $39.95.
March 30th, 2010 · No Comments
Behind Closed Doors An Economy Without Firewalls By ALAN FARAGO More than two years after Wall Street’s closest brush with death since the Great Depression, taxpayers, investors and voters are still waiting for the kind of bare knuckles Congressional action like the Pecora Hearings in the 1930s that resulted in federal legislation creating basic firewalls [...]
September 11th, 2009 · No Comments
Bourgeois and Marxist economics
August 15th, 2009 · No Comments
Formulas built in myth In the history of ideas, strong images like clocks or markets have helped, and hindered, thinking Mary Midgley The Guardian, Saturday 15 August 2009 http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2009/aug/15/einstein-darwin-mary-midgley